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Recording Connection New York

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Audio and Music Programs Available Learn from an Industry Professional in a Real Recording Studio.

Artist & Producer in Ableton Live

22 Weeks

Learn to harness your own innate creativity and bring the music of your imagination into the world in Recording Connection for Artist & Producer in Ableton Live. Unleash the power of automation, sampling, instrumentation, mixing, vocal editing, and remixing while you ground yourself in music theory and song structure. Grow your artistry while you learn to work with seasoned industry pros, navigate the studio environment, and build a production map for your future knowing where you want to go and what it takes to get there.

Electronic Music Production School with Ableton

Ableton Electronic Music Production

24-Week and 36-Week Programs Available

Capture the music in your head with our hands-on Ableton Live curriculum featuring private training from noted EDM DJs and producers. In the Recording Connection for Ableton Electronic Music Production program, learn how to elevate your music to the professional level and get your sound in front of the decision-makers at major EDM labels.

Electronic Music Production School with Ableton

Hip Hop & Beat Making

24 Weeks

Take your beat making and hip hop knowledge to the professional level by learning from a major Hip Hop Producer in his or her studio in our Recording Connection for Hip Hop & Beat Making program. Learn what separates the real-deals from the wannabes.

Hip Hop School and Beat Making

Logic Pro Electronic Music Production

20 Weeks

Learn Logic Pro as you extern under a professional electronic music composer, dance music producer, or touring DJ in their studio in our Recording Connection for Logic Pro Electronic Music Production program. Gain insider access to the electronic music scene. You tell us your favorite genres of electronic music, and we will help you produce that type of music.

Electronic Music Production School with Logic Pro

Music Producing

20 Weeks

Looking to build a career as a music producer? Our insider access is your opportunity to make lasting hookups that can help you get started at producing today’s music. In our Recording Connection for Music Producing program, you’ll learn in private sessions with a professional producer who can show you the ins-and-outs of this dynamic career.

Music Production School

Audio Engineering & Music Production

20 Weeks

From the basics of listening and microphone placement to Pro Tools and mastering, extern with a professional audio engineer in the studio, learn in the trenches and on-the-job. Take your dreams to the professional level in our Recording Connection for Audio Engineering & Music Production program.

Audio Engineering School

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The Recording Connection in New York offers opportunities for up-and-coming audio engineers and music producers that no ordinary school can offer: the chance to extern with a world-class music producer or audio engineer in a top-level recording studio.

New York is one of the greatest hotbeds of creativity in the world. Individuals travel from all around the world to live in and experience the culture of New York. The Recording Connection capitalizes on the energy and interconnectedness of this city (and state) in order to help you make the most of your learning experience. You’ll be paired with a currently working audio engineer or music producer who will teach you the ways of your craft. You’ll be working and learning in the real world audio engineering and music production school alternative.

Our mentorships are based around genre. If you’re into rap or hip-hop, we’ll pair you with a producer who makes that type of music. If you’re into country, it’s the same thing. We tailor our curriculum and concentrations according to your needs and interests. We also make sure that all of our students learn Pro Tools, Logic, Reason, and Ableton, so they’ll be prepared for every hurdle they might have to jump.

The Recording Connection has locations in almost every city in New York.  Whether you prefer to study in New York City itself, or in Rochester, Albany, Buffalo, Watertown or Syracuse, we have relationships with studios in all these citiess and can place you there as an extern.  If we don’t have a location in the town where you live, we’ll set one up for you.

The music industry runs on connections. You need to know people in order to make things happen. You need to have a lot of connections to people in power. That’s one of the biggest things that the Recording Connection does for you. We put you in the same room with people that can make decisions. We get you in the door and help you make the contacts that you’ll need for a long and fruitful career.

Our Approach to Education

We are not like ordinary audio or trade schools. We don’t waste your time in classrooms. This is the world of audio. Everything you need to know should be taught in the real world. We are unique, out-of-the-box thinkers. After over 3 decades service—we have the formula that works:

Private Mentor in Professional Recording Studio
Faculty: Private Academic Facilitator
Online, Interactive Curriculum
Meaningful Industry Connections
Hands-on Learning in a Recording Studio (Not a College Classroom)

A Recipe forSuccess!

Our Music Production Students & Teachers

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You’ve got to put in your effort. You have to show the studio you’re actually going to show up, you’re going to be there, you’re going to work hard, and you know your stuff.
- Recording Connection grad Jake Kiyokane, Los Angeles, CA
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